Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Speicher, M., DesRoches, R., and Leon, R.T.  “Experimental Results of NiTi shape memory alloy (SMA)-based beam-column connection," Engineering Structures, 33(9), 2448-2457

    , March, 2011
  2. Shafieezadeh, A., Ramanathan, K., Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R. "Fractional Order Intensity Measures For Probabilistic Seismic Demand Modeling Applied to Highway Bridges," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, DOI: 10.1002/eqe.1135

    , March, 2011
  3. Ramanathan, K., DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E. "Analytical Fragility Curves for Multispan Continuous Steel Girder Bridges in Moderate Seismic Zones," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2202, pp. 173-182

    , December, 2010 Download
  4. Mirzaefar, R., DesRoches, R., and Yavari, A. (2010). “Exact Solution for Pure Torsion of Shape Memory Alloy Bars,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol 42, No. xx, pp. 797-806

    , November, 2010 Download
  5. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R., Nilsson, E. (2010) “Regional Seismic Risk Assessment of Bridge Network in Charleston, South Carolina,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 918-933

    , July, 2010 Download
  6. Zhang, H., DesRoches, R., Yang, Z., and Liu, S. (2010). “Experimental and Analytical Studies on a Streamlined Steel Box Girder,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 66, No. 7, pp. 906-914

    , July, 2010 Download
  7. Ellingwood, B.R., Taftali, B. and DesRoches, R. (2010). “Seismic Performance of Steel Frames with Shape Memory Alloy Connections, Part II – Probabilistic Seismic Demand Assessment,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 631-645

    , June, 2010 Download
  8. Mirzaeifar, R., DesRoches, R., Yavari, A. (2011) "A combined analytical, numerical, and experimental study of shape-memory-alloy helical springs," International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 48, No. 3-4, pp. 611-624.

    , May, 2010
  9. Aygun, B., Duenas-Osorio, L., Padgett, J.E., DesRoches, R. (2010). “Efficient Longitudinal Seismic Fragility Assessment of Multi-Span Continuous Steel Bridges on Liquefiable Soils,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000131

    , May, 2010 Download
  10. Yang, C.S., Leon, R. T. and DesRoches, R. (2010). “Cyclic Behavior of Zipper Frames,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 561-582

    , May, 2010 Download
  11. DesRoches, R., Taftali, B., and Ellingwood, B.R. (2010). “Seismic Performance of Steel Frames with Shape Memory Alloy Connections, Part I – Analysis and Seismic Demands,”Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 471-486

    , May, 2010 Download
  12. Mirzaefar, R., Shakeri, M., DesRoches, R., and Yavari, A. (2010). “A Semi-Analytic Analysis of Shape Memory Alloy Thick Walled Cylinders Under Pressure,” Archive of Applied Mechanics, In Press

    , April, 2010 Download
  13. DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E., and Wright, T. (2010). “State-of-Practice Review of Seismic Retrofit Approaches in the Central and Southeastern United States,” ASCE Journal of Bridges Engineering,doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000128

    , April, 2010 Download
  14. Yang, W., DesRoches, R., and Leon, R. T. (2010). “Design and Analysis of Braced Frames with Shape Memory Alloy and Energy Absorbing Hybrid Devices,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 498-507

    , February, 2010 Download
  15. Jacobs, L., Kosbab, B., Leon, R. T., and DesRoches, R. (2010). “Seismic Behavior of Jumbo Container Crane,” Earthquake Spectra, In Press

    , January, 2010
  16. Kosbab, B., DesRoches, R., Leon, R.T. (2010). “Dynamics of Flexible Structures Exhibiting Reduced Shear Stiffness During Uplift Response,” Earthquake Engineering Structural Dynamics, In Press

    , November, 2009
  17. Kurata. M., Leon, T., R., Nakashima, M., DesRoches, R. (2010). “Experimental Study of Narrow Steel Plate Shear Wall: Vertical Boundary Element with and without Bracing.” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, IAEE, In Preparation

    , October, 2009
  18. Kurata, M., Leon, T., R., DesRoches, R (2010). “Cable Bracing System with Couples Resisting Damper (CORE Damper)” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, In Press

    , October, 2009
  19. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R., and Ehlinger, R. (2009). “Experimental Response Modification Four-Span Bridge Retrofit with Smart Materials,” Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, DOI: 10.1002/stc.351

    , September, 2009 Download
  20. Speicher, M., Hodgson, D., DesRoches, R., Leon, R. T.(2009) “Shape Memory Alloy Tension/Compression Device for Seismic Retrofit of Buildings,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Performance, Vol. 18, No. 5-6, pp. 746-753

    , August, 2009 Download
  21. Padgett, J. E. and DesRoches, R. (2009). “Retrofitted Bridge Fragility Analysis for Typical Classes of Multi-Span Bridges,” Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 117-141

    , February, 2009 Download
  22. Eroz, M., and DesRoches, R. (2008). “Bridge Seismic Response as a Function of FPS Modeling Assumptions,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 30, No. 11, pp. 3204-3212

    , November, 2008 Download
  23. Yang, C.S., Leon, R. T., and DesRoches, R.(2008). “Pushover  Response of  Braced Frame with Suspended Zipper Struts,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering,Vol 134, No. 10, pp. 1619-1626

    , October, 2008 Download
  24. Eroz, M., White, D. and DesRoches, R. (2008). “Direct Analysis and Design of Steel Frames Accounting for Partially Restrained Column Base Conditions,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering,Vol. 134, No. 9, pp. 1508-1517

    , September, 2008 Download
  25. Padgett, J. E., DesRoches, R. (2008) “Methodology for the Development of Fragility Curves for Retrofitted Bridges,” Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 8, pp. 1157-1174

    , July, 2008 Download

Conference and Workshop Proceedings

  1. Ramanathan, K., Shafieezadeh, A., DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E. “Probabilistic Seismic Demand Models for Multi-Span Continuous Steel Girder Bridges Using Fractional Order Intensity Measures,” Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia.

    , August, 2010
  2. Ramanathan, K., Wright, T., DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E. (2010) “Effect of Ground Motion Suites on the Seismic Fragility of a Three-Span Continuous Steel Girder Bridge,” Proceedings of the 9th U.S. National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    , July, 2010
  3. Ramanathan, K., DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E. (2010) “Analytical Fragility Curves for Seismically and Non-Seismically Designed Multi-Span Continuous Concrete Girder Bridges in Moderate Seismic Zones,” Proceedings of the 9th U.S. National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    , July, 2010
  4. Kosbab, B; Leon, R.T.; DesRoches, R.; “Seismic Fragility of Jumbo Port Container Cranes,” Proc. of ASCE Ports 2010, Jacksonville FL

    , April, 2010
  5. Yang, C-S, DesRoches, R., Padgett, J. E. (2009) "Fragility Curves for a Typical California Box Girder Bridge," Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR), Osaka, Japan

    , September, 2009

Refereed Technical Reports

  1. DesRoches, R. et al. (2006). “Hurricane Katrina: Performance of Transportation Systems,” ASCE Technical Council in Lifeline Earthquake Engineering

    , August, 2006
  2. Johnson, R., Maragakis, E., Saiidi, M., and DesRoches, R.. (2004). "Experimental Evaluation of Seismic Performance of SMA Bridge Restrainers,"Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-04-2

    , February, 2004
  3. DesRoches, R (2002). “Seismic Retrofit of Bridges in Mid-America,” MAECenter Report, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - 2002

  4. DesRoches, R. and Fenves, G. L.  (1998)."New Design and Analysis Procedures for Intermediate Hinges in Multiple-Frame Bridges." UCB/EERC Report, Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley - 1998

  5. DesRoches, R. and Fenves, G. L.  (1998). "Design Procedures for Hinges Restrainers and Hinge Seat Widths for Multiple-Frame Bridges."MCEER-98-0013 Report, Multi-Discipline Earthquake Engineering Research Center, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY - 1998